The ‘pingdemic’ and a global semiconductor shortage are both standing in the way of a recovery in UK commercial vehicle production, with figures showing a 21% reduction on the pre-pandemic average. The SMMT said 5,808 units rolled off the lines in June, an increase of 39.6% compared to the same month in 2020. However, overall production for the first six months of 2021 was hampered by the UK-wide lockdown between January and March and then ongoing shortages in the supply […]
Events haulier Stagefreight has bagged itself a ‘Road Freight Operator of the Year’ gong at Logistics UK’s annual awards, after pivoting into different sectors during the pandemic.
A “huge increase” in mental health concerns in haulage during the Covid-19 pandemic has prompted the Unite trade union to push for an industry standard to tackle the growing crisis.
New research has revealed that the number of European drivers parking in the UK plummeted by 26% in January compared to the end of 2020.